Thank you for enjoying Shakespeare Royal Oak 2018! Whether you purchased tickets to Much Ado About Nothing or The Comedy of Terrible Errors, had a student in our youth education program, attended the Lebowski Bash fundraiser, or supported us in other ways, we are most grateful. Water Works Theatre is a local independent non-profit arts organization with a rare mission: we offer affordable professional outdoor theatre close to home.
For eighteen summers we’ve made the magic of Shakespeare come alive, creating a high-quality affordable cultural experience for everyone in the family. You can support us again by clicking the button below to make a taxable deductible donation.
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Thank you again for being a part of the magic in the park! We look forward to seeing you next year!
Founder and President
Water Works Theatre Company is a 501 (C)(3) non-profit company
Much Ado About Nothing
Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare, directed by Gillian Eaton appeared in Starr Jaycee Park July 26 – August 5 with performances at 8:00pm Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings and a 5:00pm performance on Sundays.
The Comedy of Terrible Errors
World Premiere of The Comedy of Terrible Errors by Don Zolidis was the daylight presentation for the festival, and appeared July 28 – August 4 with Tuesday and Wednesday performances at 7:00pm, and Saturday performances at 4:00pm.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Water Works Teen Ensemble returned to the festival for its seventh summer. The original two-week outdoor creative experience for high school students provides an opportunity for the participants to cast, direct, and present a complete performance of a Shakespeare play. This summer, the ensemble presented A Midsummer Night’s Dream on the Starr Jaycee Park stage. Performances were at noon on Saturday, July 28; noon Sunday, July 29; and 7:00pm Monday, July 30.
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Water Works Theatre Company is pleased to announce that Patrick Hanley will take on the role of Director of Education for KidsAct! and Water Works Teen Ensemble. More >
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